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LOS ANGELES — Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska — Kim Spanjol has seen gorillas in Congo and orangutans in Borneo. But for a honeymoon with her husband Jim O'Brien, she planned a trip to Katmai National Park and Preserve in remote Alaska, where they started seeing brown bears the minute their floatplane landed on the beach.
National Geographic Live Presents: Arctic Explorer Børge Ousland - This first person to make a solo crossing of Antarctica without resupply details his adventures through pictures, stories and videos.
National Geographic Presents: Tim Laman and Ed Scholes: Authors of the upcoming National Geographic book, “Birds of Paradise: Extreme, Bizarre, Extraordinary,” discuss exotic birds they saw and studied in New Guinea.
In a culture with constant amusement at our fingertips, we’re certainly not lacking for music, movies, games, info feeds, tweets, pin boards or status posts to keep us entertained.
LOS ANGELES — Summer television used to mean reruns. This year it's gone to the dogs.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident and Kyrene Altadeña seventh-grader Clark Scalia has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2012 Arizona National Geographic Bee.
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is banning new hard rock mining on more than a million acres near the Grand Canyon, an area known to be rich in high-grade uranium ore reserves.
When the National Geographic Channel's television series "Monster Fish" premieres its new season on July 8, the host of the show will have a new title added to his name.
BACAVI, Ariz. (AP) - The small plots below the curve of a steep gravel road seem an unlikely place to grow crops, as does the sandy slope near a busy freeway and the cliff side of a tribal village.
Karthik Uppaluri, an eighth-grader at the Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies, has been selected to participate in a two-year internship with The JASON Project, a nonprofit subsidiary of the National Geographic Society.
BOULDER, Colo. — Jon Krakauer has never shied away from assigning blame for blunders, especially fatal blunders. In his best-selling account of a disastrous 1996 climb of Mount Everest, "Into Thin Air," he dished out stinging criticism to a professional guide and even chastised himself.
In the 1980s, no one - not the robot in "Short Circuit," Michael J. Fox in "Back to the Future," or even the hot girl in "Weird Science" - made science cooler than Dr. Robert Ballard.
If pews had seat belts, the pastors, elders and leaders of the churches of the Presbytery of Grand Canyon would fasten them when the Rev. Ken Moe gives his provocative reports at the five meetings the regional group of Presbyterian churches holds each year in a geographical area that stretches from Yuma to Ganado.
Scottsdale seventh-grader San-deep Subramanian has always had a high interest in maps. He even asked for maps as birthday presents.
Wade Davis had his brush with fame. Davis, an explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society, nearly broke through to that rarefied air reserved for household names like Jacques Cousteau and Steve Irwin.
Since the Hotel Valley Ho in downtown Scottsdale reopened in November 2006, it has recycled more than 48,000 pounds of paper, installed water-saving guest room features and dimmed the lights.
As a child, everything I knew about the Grand Canyon State I learned from a magazine called Arizona Highways. Sharp pictures rich in color captured breathtaking scenes from intimate hidden crevices above the Colorado River to the brilliant red rocks towering over Sedona to spring grasses waving in the wind under the classic outstretched arms of saguaro. Before I ever set foot in Arizona, the magazine’s feature stories led me to a special appreciation for the state’s culture.
NEW YORK - Lisa Ling, a correspondent for National Geographic Channel and former co-host of ABC's "The View," married Dr. Paul Song this Memorial Day weekend. Ling and Song, a Chicago-based radiation oncologist, were wed Saturday in an Asian-themed ceremony in Los Angeles, said Chris Albert, a representative for National Geographic Channel, in an e-mail to The Associated Press.
One-hundred Arizona students will compete next week to be the best geography student in the state and earn a chance to compete for the national title and $25,000 in scholarship money.
Adults prone to brooding over the inadequate education of our young have yet more reason to brood. The National Geographic Society polled 510 Americans ages 18 to 24 and found that the majority of them, in the broadest sense of the term, don’t know where they are.
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